How to Apply a Half-Limb Cast and Elevated Support Limb Shoe

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There are many situations when casting a horse's lower limb can be beneficial, such as when he has a fracture of a pastern bone, a tendon or ligament injury, or a wound that won't heal because of excess movement. At the 2007 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention, held Dec. 1-5 in Orlando, Fla., a discussion on how to apply a half-limb cast and elevated supporting limb shoe was

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